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Hi guys,
I just finished an translation of another episode of this super funny crime TV show. I need help with just one thing.
Context:

M and Natalie are coming out of the house of a rich guy, who was just arrested for a murder try. M was in his house admiring one thing, it's called the TIVO.

M: Really?
Natalie: Yeah, it's called the TIVO, Mr. Monk. People just zap right past it to get to the good stuff.(??)
M: That makes sense.
I mean, I found what that TIVO does, but I don't understand what Natalie said...:-(

thanks in advance for help!

Best Regards
JCD
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Zip and zap both carry connotations of speed and ease, and have several specific meanings, like "zipper" and "Zap! you're sterile!"; but they're often used generically, like, "I turned onto my street and saw that creepy guy parked in front of my house, and I just zipped right on by."

The only unknown in your sentence in red, is "What's the antecedent of it?"

Usually the operator would be referring to an unpleasant commercial, or a boring piece of dialog.

"The good stuff" could refer to something he knew in advance he'd like, or simply that he'd keep scanning until he found something that looked good.
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Hi Avangi,
thanks for the answer.
Avangi"What's the antecedent of it?"

TIVO as I found is a very capable digital video recorder that can record more than one TV/Cable/Satellite show at once. But it also allows you to skip the TV commercial when you record a movie from TV. I found some web pages which discusses this theme, like this one...

http://www.tech-recipes.com/rx/369/tivo_30_second_commercial_skip_jump /
Avangi, I checked that part again and maybe I missed one important thing. (Actually, your note "Usually the operator would be referring to an unpleasant commercial, or a boring piece of dialog" brought me to that idea!)
That Mr.Monk's "really?" seems to be an reaction on the monolog of Randy Disher who left the building before them. He said:
Disher: That guy (who was arrested) went through a lotta trouble for nothing. I mean, nobody even watches commercials anymore.{ he left that building...}
Monk: Really? (it wasn't clear whether he heard Randy or not. Now it seems that he did. )

Natalie: Yes, it's called the TIVO. People just zap right past it to get to the good stuff.

Okay, so is that red sentence about skipping of the commercials? Please, confirm my idea..:-)

Best Regards
I don't understand why Natalie is using the pronoun "it." Unless there is something I'm missing, she must mean "people zap right past the commercials." Seems like "them" would make more sense here.